The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 101 66 100
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +34
Contract jobs citing SOAP 17 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 2.42% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 8.13% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
SOAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
646 664 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.85% 29.72% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 399 483
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 9
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £26.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +69.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -18 15 £325 +8.33% 18
South Yorkshire -3 1 £450 -14.28% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 28 (57.14%) Web Services
2 23 (46.94%) Java
3 22 (44.90%) XML
4 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) .NET
4 15 (30.61%) Oracle
5 14 (28.57%) C#
5 14 (28.57%) REST
6 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
6 12 (24.49%) Spring
7 11 (22.45%) JMS
8 10 (20.41%) WebLogic
8 10 (20.41%) Maven
8 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
9 9 (18.37%) WCF
9 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
10 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
10 8 (16.33%) Linux
10 8 (16.33%) OOP
10 8 (16.33%) MySQL
10 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
10 8 (16.33%) Apache Camel
11 7 (14.29%) Test Management
11 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 7 (14.29%) OO
11 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.29%) PHP
12 6 (12.24%) Internet
12 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
12 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.41%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.24%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) CMS
3 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.16%) SugarCRM
4 4 (8.16%) Moodle
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.04%) Jetty
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) SMTP
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.04%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Maven
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) Selenium
2 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.20%) MSTest
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) Bazaar
4 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.04%) JMeter
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) CMS Developer
5 5 (10.20%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.04%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) Web Services
2 22 (44.90%) XML
3 15 (30.61%) .NET
4 14 (28.57%) REST
5 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
5 12 (24.49%) Spring
6 11 (22.45%) JMS
7 9 (18.37%) WCF
8 8 (16.33%) Apache Camel
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
9 6 (12.24%) LAMP
9 6 (12.24%) RESTful
10 2 (4.08%) WSDL
10 2 (4.08%) ODBC
10 2 (4.08%) CSS
10 2 (4.08%) J2EE
10 2 (4.08%) HTML
10 2 (4.08%) Ajax
10 2 (4.08%) Symfony
10 2 (4.08%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Open Source
2 1 (2.04%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.04%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) OOP
1 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.29%) Test Management
2 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 7 (14.29%) OO
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) MVC
5 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.16%) BDD
5 4 (8.16%) ATDD
6 3 (6.12%) User Stories
6 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.12%) TDD
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Java
2 15 (30.61%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) C#
4 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) PHP
6 6 (12.24%) PHP5
7 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.04%) VB6
7 1 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) ISEB
1 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) COBIT
1 1 (2.04%) HL7
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.04%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Zend
3 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Kofax
5 1 (2.04%) Capita
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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